In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Buildingcabeza de martillo feminine
2also hammerhead sharkpez martillo masculine
- See her, in Medea, remember the hammerhead shark, play with a cigarette, remind her listeners that their tape is running out, and obsess about another, very different Billie (Holiday).
- Climate change has pushed up water temperatures, resulting in regular sightings of the smooth hammerhead shark, which is not dangerous to humans.
- There are four species which concern us, and they are the hammerhead shark, the white shark, the bull whaler shark and the tiger shark.
- Whales, dolphins, enormous groupers, turtles, whale sharks, manta rays, great whites, hammerheads - they all play a starring role in attracting divers to worldwide destinations.
- We hooked much bigger fish than we landed and I think sharks are a possibility here, probably hammerheads and sand sharks.
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